Kentucky

Kentucky’s Dem. Governor Andy Beshear Warns Schools Officials Who Want to Skirt Mask Mandate

Right now, the South is on fire with Delta variant COVID cases. And most of those states are run by…

1 year ago

“He Actually Loves Our Programs”: Watch as Joe Biden Mocks Obstructionist Mitch McConnell

When he first took office, Joe Biden promised to make a good faith effort to work with Republicans. And that…

2 years ago

GOP Rep. Massie Warns Fellow Republicans Their Trump Stunts Put an End to the Electoral College

There are more Democrats than there are Republicans. This is not only borne out in the number of registered voters.…

2 years ago

Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear to Self Quarantine After Staffer has Positive COVID-19 Test

Andy Beshear is somewhat of an anomaly in the state of Kentucky. In 2016, Donald Trump easily won the state,…

2 years ago

Fox’s Napolitano Says All 3 Officers in Breonna Taylor Case Should Have Been Indicted

Yesterday, the Attorney General of Kentucky only filed charges of wanton endangerment against just one of the officers involved in…

2 years ago

Trump’s Unsurprising Answer on Breonna Taylor: “Nobody’s Done More for the Black Community Than Me”

Tonight the eyes of the nation are turned toward Louisville, Kentucky. Today, the state's Attorney General, Daniel Cameron, announced that…

2 years ago

“Mitch Better Have My Money”: Kentucky Voters Angry at McConnell’s Response to Economic Crisis

Kentucky voters are angry at Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's response to the economic crisis wrought by the coronavirus pandemic.…

2 years ago

McConnell Refuses Funds For Blue States As His Kentucky Is 2nd Most Dependent On Federal Cash

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell refused to give virus hit blue states aid, but his state of Kentucky is the…

3 years ago

A Person In Kentucky Got Coronavirus From A “Coronavirus Party”

Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear (D-KY) announced that someone in his state got infected with coronavirus by attending a coronavirus party.

3 years ago

GOP Lawmaker Commits Suicide After Being Accused Of Molesting Teenage Girl

Rep. Dan Johnson's suicide comes a day after he held a press conference at his church, where he denied accusations…

5 years ago

Opinion: Judge Rules Trump Inciting Violence Against Protesters is Not Protected Speech

The judge ruled when Trump “repeatedly...instructed, and commanded” supporters to “get em’ out of here” the result was protesters being…

6 years ago

Trump Attacks Obamacare In Kentucky, Where It’s Insured More Than Half A Million People

If Trump wants to keep calling the Affordable Care Act a “disaster,” he probably shouldn’t do it in a state…

6 years ago

Hundreds Of Protesters In Deep Red Kentucky Greet Trump Ahead Of Third Campaign Rally

While Kentucky is a conservative state that Trump carried by nearly 30 percentage points last fall, it has in many…

6 years ago

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin Facing Impeachment Petition After a Month In Office

For Republican Matt Bevin, the man who has been Kentucky governor for roughly a month, besides spending whatever political capital…

7 years ago

Bush-Appointed Judge Forces Kentucky Taxpayers To Fund An Evangelical Ministry

Kentucky taxpayers are being "compelled" to spend at least $18 million to build and support the Answers in Genesis Noah's…

7 years ago

Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear Restores Voting Rights For 180,000 Convicted Felons

Beshear signed an executive order on Tuesday to restore voting rights to 180,000 Kentucky residents who had completed their sentences

7 years ago

Kentucky Gubernatorial Election Should Be A Wake Up Call For Democrats

Now if only Democrats would make a special effort to demonstrate to moderates that a major contributor to this country's…

7 years ago

Democrats Lead In 2 Of 3 Southern Governor’s Races At Stake in 2015

Three Southern U.S. states have Governors races in 2015, and Democrats are poised to win two of them.

7 years ago

Here’s Why You’re an Idiot if You’re a Republican in 2016

Franklin Graham says that by imposing her religion on other people, the Rowan County clerk is "Fighting for religious freedom…

7 years ago

A Win for Love and Marriage Equality in Rowan County as Kim Davis Goes to Jail

Deputy clerk Brian did his job on Friday morning, and Rowan County Kentucky began issuing its first marriage

7 years ago

GOP Candidate Matt Bevin Bets On The Bigot Vote In His Bid To Become Kentucky Governor

Kentucky gubernatorial candidate Matt Bevin has tied his hopes on becoming the state's next governor to being proudly for anti-gay…

7 years ago

Lawless Anti-Gay Kentucky County Clerk Continues To Refuse To Issue Marriage Licenses

Kim Davis continued to refuse to issue marriage licenses on Tuesday morning, a day after the U.S. Supreme Court rejected…

7 years ago

Bigoted Kentucky County Clerk Denies Gay Couple Marriage License A Third Time

Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis has denied a gay couple a marriage license for the 3rd time.

7 years ago

Rand Paul Clears Hurdle: Can Run for Senate and President Says State GOP

Republicans in Kentucky decided that Rand Paul may run for both president and Senate at the same time, but they…

7 years ago

Contrary To McConnell’s Election Promises, GOP Senate Majority Proves To Be Dysfunctional

Just over six months after winning back the Senate, Mitch McConnell's GOP majority is proving to be more dysfunctional than…

8 years ago

Bluegrass Poll Reveals Kentucky Would Be A Tossup Between Hillary And Rand Paul

Hillary Clinton and Rand Paul are tied at 45 percent each in a recent poll of Kentucky voters.

8 years ago

Rand Paul Is Trying To Fool The Left Into Thinking That He Is Their Friend

The same people that apparently hate the libertarian Koch brothers are looking on Rand Paul as a decent human being;…

8 years ago

Mitch McConnell Urges Governors To Disobey Federal Law For the Kochs

Speaker John A. Boehner boasted that Republicans primary duty was not to make laws, but eliminate them for their wealthy…

8 years ago

Post-Racial America: Fire Chief Uses N-Word To Describe Black Family While Refusing Them Help

After an auto accident, a Kentucky fire chief refused to help the family of four and told a deputy that…

8 years ago

Bad News For McConnell: Heavy Turnout Reported In Kentucky Urban Areas Likely For Grimes

Turnout has already hit 20% in some Louisville Kentucky precincts and Kentucky voters are fired up.

8 years ago

Only 100 Show Up, 15 From Out Of State, For “Big” Rand Paul/Mitch McConnell Rally

There wasn't any enthusiasm for Senator Mitch McConnell at Monday's rally. The 15 or so young people may or may…

8 years ago

Alison Lundergan Grimes and Kentuckians Swamped by Corporate Dark Money

The Kentucky Opportunity Coalition's millions of dollars represents the method by which we have had our democracy co-opted by big…

8 years ago

Mitch McConnell and Joni Ernst Are Desperate To Conceal Their Koch Connections

Apparently Republican corruption has reached such a level that blatant lying and obvious violation of campaign disclosure laws is part…

8 years ago

Alison Lundergan Grimes Is Unfazed By New Polls And Confident In Kentucky Voters

In the face of polls that show them trailing, the campaign of Alison Lundergan Grimes is unfazed by the media…

8 years ago

Mitch McConnell Admits That Obamacare is Here to Stay Even if GOP Captures Senate

Following Obamacare's bumpy rollout, the GOP expected to campaign on a platform of repeal, repeal, repeal. However, as Americans have…

8 years ago

Mitch McConnell Resorts to Lying to Win, Claims ‘Nobody Wants to Privatize Social Security’

While casting himself as the "change" candidate after 30 years of the same old same old, Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY)…

8 years ago

Mitch McConnell Ad Backfires and Exposes His Empty Reelection Campaign About Nothing

Mitch McConnell goes bumper sticker slogan and dogs to avoid talking about his secretive policy agenda.

8 years ago

The Media Finally Catches On That Democrats Are Running The Better Senate Campaigns

Don't look now, but even the mainstream corporate controlled media are catching on that Democrats are running more effective Senate…

8 years ago

After Tuesday’s Shootings, America Has Witnessed 86 School Shootings Since Sandy Hook

On Tuesday, not one but two shootings occurred at high schools in this nation. These two shootings represent the 85th…

8 years ago

Republicans Sweating As Democrats Hold Leads In Georgia’s Senate And Governor Races

All the talk of a Republican takeover of the US Senate after this year's midterms may have been a bit…

8 years ago

Republicans Can’t Run Away From Their Allegiances and Policies Unless We Let Them

Mitch McConnell is a man on the run from a disastrous week for the Republican Party.

8 years ago

Mitch McConnell Puts His Foot In His Mouth By Calling The Founding Fathers Radicals

McConnell asserted that belief in, and support for, the government is "an act of true radicalism," something that makes the…

8 years ago

Mitch McConnell Promises the Kochs That Republicans Can Do Their Bidding With 51 Votes

The heavily Koch gifted to Mitch McConnell (R-KY) is pretty desperate to win the Senate for Republicans. He's got a…

8 years ago

Another Red State Democrat Calls On Elizabeth Warren To Bring Home A Victory

West Virginia Senate candidate Natalie Tennant plans to campaign with Elizabeth Warren in July.

9 years ago

Mitch McConnell is ‘Irritated’ Because Everyone in Kentucky Hates His Bridge To Poverty Plan

Mitch McConnell is in big trouble when even reliable conservatives reject his plan to repeal a federal prevailing wage law…

9 years ago

Right-Wing Christians Take It To a New Low By Handing Out Guns In Churches

The notion of so-called Christians exposing themselves as the anti-Christs they really are is being played out in the drive…

9 years ago

Rand Paul Sabotages Mitch McConnell By Glowing About His Friendly Relations With Harry Reid

Hypocrisy alert: Pallin' around with Harry Reid is reason enough to not deserve a seat in the U.S. Senate, according…

9 years ago

Republicans Label Obama’s Plan To Combat Climate Change a Terrorist Attack

. As usual they use mendacity as a fear-mongering tool to convince their stupid supporters that President Obama's attempt to…

9 years ago

Desperate Liar Mitch McConnell Gets Caught In His Own Obamacare Trap

The man who would be Majority Leader of the Senate and who promised to repeal Obamacare if he makes it…

9 years ago

Tea Partiers Don’t Endorse McConnell and Get Grimes’ Name Wrong in Press Release Full of Fail

Upon Matt Bevin's primary loss, Tea Party Patriots' Jenny Beth Martin put out a Kentucky Senate press statement that refers…

9 years ago

Republicans Bring Back Child Labor On Tobacco Farms In The South

it was left to Human Rights Watch (HRW) to push the federal government to take steps to protect children working…

9 years ago

Kentucky Argues Gay Marriage Ban Is Needed To Ensure Existence Of Human Race

Lawyers for Kentucky have crafted a bizarre argument saying the state's gay marriage ban is necessary for procreation and human…

9 years ago

A Plurality of Kentuckians Like Obamacare, As Long as It’s Called Something Else

A plurality of registered voters in Kentucky have a favorable impression of Kynect. Kynect is Obamacare, by a different name.

9 years ago

Kentucky Tea Party Senate Candidate Matt Bevin Has No Clue What The National Debt Is

This week, Bevin decided to release an attack ad against McConnell regarding his vote on the debt ceiling increase that…

9 years ago

The Tea Party Demands that Mitch McConnell Drop Out Or Else Alison Grimes Will Win

The United Kentucky Tea Party said McConnell should drop out of the race so Matt Bevin, the Tea Party candidate,…

9 years ago

Reality Bites Pentecostal Snake Handler

Apparently, a better name for reality TV series Snake Salvation would have been When Faith Meets Reality (You Will Hear…

9 years ago

Women Prepare Their Revenge for Mitch McConnell Voting Against the Minimum Wage 15 Times

Why do Kentucky women hold Mitch McConnell in such contempt? His favorables with them are a negative 26%, and Alison…

9 years ago

The Big Dog Bites Mitch: Bill Clinton to Campaign for Kentucky’s Alison Grimes

Signaling that they think Kentucky is winnable, Democrats are making President Bill Clinton's first 2014 stop to campaign for Alison…

9 years ago

Game On: Alison Grimes Launches a Jobs Missile at Mitch McConnell

Alison Lundergan Grimes has launched a missile of the jobs war at struggling Republican Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell with…

9 years ago

Alison Grimes Hammers Mitch McConnell for Heartlessly Laughing at the Unemployed

The campaign for Alison Lundergan Grimes released a statement slamming Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell for his stance on the…

9 years ago

Californians Love Obamacare as 15,000 a Day Signed Up In Past Week

Sadly for the GOP, but wonderfully for the rest of the country not rooting for the failure of the health…

9 years ago

Unpopular McConnell Can’t Shake Grimes, Another Poll Brings Bad News for Mitch

A newly released PPP poll shows MItch McConnell clinging to a one point lead over his Democratic opponent, Alison Lundergan…

9 years ago

Numbers Game: What the ACA’s Initial Enrollment Really Means

Having affordable health care will mean a world of difference for the 106,815 people who now have it for the…

9 years ago

Secret Audio Tape Reveals Mitch McConnell Committed At Least One Federal Crime

By all accounts, Sen. Mitch McConnell has violated Senate ethics standards and committed at least one federal crime; possibly two.

10 years ago

Rand Paul Says Ashley Judd is Attractive, Articulate and Doesn’t Represent Kentucky

Asked about the negative ads running against Ashley Judd in Kentucky, Rand Paul told CNN said she was attractive, articulate…

10 years ago